R/V Melville (image) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Share Print E-Mail Caption On board the R/V Melville in the South Pacific, MIT scientists from Sallie (Penny) Chisholm's Laboratory examine the biogeography of photosynthetic bacteria and the viruses that infect them as part of a research cruise funded by the NSF Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education. Credit Paul Berube, Chisholm Lab Usage Restrictions This image is made available to non-commercial entities, press and the general public for use only with this news story or an edited version of it. You may not alter the image, other than to crop it to size. A credit line must be used when reproducing image. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.